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Landslide Hazards

Matt Crawford of the Kentucky Geological Survey provides an overview of landslides including what causes them and what the public can do about them. Matt also discusses what KGS has been doing to properly identify landslides and mitigate future damage. For more information or to report a landslide go to our website here related links are provided below. To contact Matt Crawford email mcrawford@uky.edu or call 859-323-0510

Kentucky Geological Survey Landslides: uky.edu/KGS/geologichazards/landslide.htm

Landslides Inventory Map: kgs.uky.edu/kgsmap/kgsgeoserver/viewer.asp?layoutid=25

Report a Landslide Form: kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/KGSWEB/landslide.asp

"Landslides and Your Property" Brochure: kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/olops/pub/kgs/LandslidesBrochure.pdf

Landslide Inventory Report: kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/olops/pub/kgs/IC31_12.pdf

Use of LiDAR to map landslides report: kgs.uky.edu/kgsweb/olops/pub/kgs/ri24_12.pdf

This video appears courtesy of the Kentucky Geological Survey

The Committee on Social Theory Presents: Margaret S. Archer

"'We believe' - but who are 'we'?" The Relational Subject versus the Plural Subject

Margaret S. Archer Centre d'Ontologie Sociale Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanna

December 12, 2014 University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences

 

 

Rooted in Our Communities: The University for Kentucky

Over the next several months, we'll be examining and discussing the special relationship and partnership the University of Kentucky has with the Central Appalachian region.

'Rooted in Our Communities: The University of Kentucky in Appalachia'

Over the next several months, we'll be examining and discussing the special relationship and partnership UK has with the Central Appalachian region as part of the "Rooted in Our Communities: The University of Kentucky in Appalachia" series.

Jeff Babbitt, Scientific Glassblower

The University of Kentucky Chemistry Department's glass shop has been run by Jeff Babbitt for almost 25 years now. Jeff does a variety of things -- from simple repairs to the construction of complicated vacuum line systems. Babbitt's job is a highly specialized one and as Jeff himself says, "a lot of people don't know about it." Here is a glimpse into the life of Scientific Glassblower, Jeff Babbitt.

Produced by the Hive, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky. as.uky.edu/chemistry as.uky.edu/glass-shop

Editor: Matthew Tarter Videographer: Tori Cincotta, John Buckman Assistant Editor: John Buckman

Explore 'Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage' This Thanksgiving With UPK

Make this Thanksgiving perfect with these traditional Kentucky dishes, compliments of retired anthropology faculty member John Van Willigen.

Stephen Voss Discusses the 2014 Kentucky Senatorial Race

 

 

Voss, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science in the University of Kentucky Colleges of Arts and Sciences, discusses Kentucky Senatorial candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes and the national prominence of this election.

 

 

Stephen Voss Discusses Kentucky Senate Election Results

 

 

Voss, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science in the University of Kentucky Colleges of Arts and Sciences, discusses how Mitch McConnell defeated challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in the Kentucky Senate race.

 

 

"Long Time Ago..." A Performance by Crit Callebs, Eastern Band Cherokee Storyteller

 

 

Crit Callebs (Eastern Band Cherokee descendant) is a traditional hunter, food gatherer, and fire-tender and lives on the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation. He is completing his Master’s Degree at Central Washington University (CWU) in Cultural Resource Management with an expertise in treaty rights concerning Indian hunting and fishing. He served as the Native American Liaison at the Center for Diversity and Social Justice and was a very popular guest lecturer for the American Indian Studies program. Crit is a trainer for the “Since Time Immemorial” tribal sovereignty and history curriculum implemented in K-12 classrooms in Washington State. As an active member of the Northwest Indian Storytelling Association he has been a featured storyteller for the Tseil-Waututh Nation, CWU Museum of Culture and Environment, Colville Tribes Youth “Warrior Camp” and is the 2014 Alaska Spirit of Reading storyteller. Crit is also a professional survival trainer and former instructor for the world renowned Boulder Outdoors Survival School. One of his great passions is teaching youth and adults how to be self-reliant in the wilderness. Using his gift of storytelling, he travels throughout the U.S. and Canada sharing traditional stories, teaching cultural camps and conducting workshops that promote self-awareness, ancestral skills, and Indigenous values.

 

 

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